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yarb commented on the word chine collé
Wow! I'm trying to imagine what this looks like.
January 9, 2010
PossibleUnderscore commented on the word chine collé
Oh. I thought it was French for 'china collie': a little ornament you put on your mantlepiece.
IndiaAmos commented on the word chine collé
Method of adhering thin pieces of colored paper to the larger printing paper at the same time that the inked image is printed.
What does it mean?
My mother, an artist who’s been making prints since the 1960s, often verbs chine collé in speech—e.g., “and then we chine colléd the rice paper to the Arches paper”—but I’ve never seen it used that way in print.
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